Sinaia Casino

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The Sinaia Casino is located in "Dimitrie Ghica" park, Sinaia, Romania and was built at the initiative of King Carol I of Romania.

Construction began in 1912 and was finished a year later. The work was supervised by architect Petre Antonescu, who was also the author of the plans. The main shareholder in the casino was Baron of Marçay, a shareholder in the Monte Carlo Casino. The opening was celebrated with fireworks and a piano recital by George Enescu, and it became a major attraction between the wars.

After the communist takeover in the 1940s, gambling ceased and the casino is now an international conference center.

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Coordinates: 45°21′19″N 25°33′12″E / 45.3552°N 25.5533°E / 45.3552; 25.5533